Mother of homicide victim pleas for help finding son’s killer

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SCHUYLER COUNTY, N.Y. (WETM) – The Schuyler County District Attorney’s Office, along with the Seeley family are asking the public for any information leading to the arrest of the person who they said killed Richard Seeley.

Seeley’s Mother found him dead inside his Town of Orange home on August 7, 2020. At a news conference Tuesday, Schuyler County District Attorney Joseph Fazzary said an autopsy revealed Richard’s death was ruled a homicide by the medical examiner. Fazzary said he died from a puncture wound to his chest and lungs.

Fazzary said this is not being considered a “cold case” and that no murder weapon has been recovered. The Seeley family is asking the public for help. They are looking for any information that may lead to the arrest of Richard’s killer.

Anyone that has information pertaining to Seeley or to the incident that resulted in his death is asked to
contact the Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office at 607-535-8222, 607-535-8224, or tips@co.schuyler.ny.us.

New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation, Forensic Identification Unit, Major Crimes Unit and the Schuyler County District Attorney’s Office have assisted the Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office during the investigation.

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